Saving Energy in a New Way

Next week the Colorado Public Utilities (PUC) Commissioners will conduct a proceeding to determine Xcel Energy’s Demand Side Management (DSM) Strategic Initiatives plan for the years 2015 through 2020.  This DSM plan includes efficiency programs that give customers incentives for investing in efficient light bulbs, efficient appliances, and other energy Continue reading

Which will be impacted by climate change: elfin forests, wildflowers, sage grouse, polar bears or children?

The correct answer is – all of the above.  Two very important sources for climate change education and data were published this week.  The Climate Data Initiative, launched by the White House on Wednesday, provides easy access to massive amounts of data on predicted impacts, rises in sea level, storm Continue reading